Piaggio continue their foray into the world of electric-powered vehicles with the recent announcement of their forthcoming ONE scooter, which will apparently debut at the Beijing Motor Show on 28 May before being launched into the European market in late June of this year. The Italian scooter giants have been looking at alternative fuel options … Continue reading New Piaggio electric ONE
This is a lovely collectable piece of classic scooter and motor vehicle ephemera to have, an original invitation to the UK launch of the Lambretta Cento scooter. Part of the original 1960s press pack, the date of the event at the Waldorf Hotel in London was postponed from 11 March 1964 to 17 March 1964 … Continue reading Viva Cento!
The Vespa Club of Britain have announced their 2019 Attendance Championship Event list. See the VCB members' magazine, Vespa News, or their facebook page for more information. 1) 23rd February : Burton Brewers2) 1st – 3rd March : Modrapheniacs 3) 7th April : VMSC Extravaganza4) 19th – 22nd April : BSRA Scarborough 5) 3rd – … Continue reading Vespa Club of Britain Attendance Championship Events
In the past we've posted about the Vespa mopeds that some traditionalists may not class as real Vespas, but Piaggio weren't alone in using their brand name on a widening range of products to meet customer demands. Innocenti first produced their Lambretta 48 moped in the 1950s, but it didn't really do well compared to … Continue reading Rare Lambretta SX
In October of last year we brought you news and pictures of a couple of stunning Vespas from behind the former Iron Curtain, and now, 12 months later here's another to appreciate. Like before, this Vespa – Project 5 – is from the Butcher Garage in St Petersburg, albeit this time a smallframe with little … Continue reading Project 5 – another Butcher Garage Vespa
The great smallframe scooter battle between Lambretta and Vespa took place in the mid-1960s, which Vespa eventually won. However... Can't help but love the Lambretta J125 Starstream though, just check out this promotional video of it from 1967...